Kuang Si Waterfalls in Luang Prabang

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The whole view of Kuang Si Waterfalls

KUANG SI WATERFALLS is one of the most well-known attractions in Luang Prabang. With its stunning natural beauty, it is on top list destination of travellers coming to Luang Prabang. It is one of the biggest waterfalls in the Luang Prabang region in Laos. The spectacular will wash away your stress in life. Also, there are some other interesting activities in Luang Prabang Waterfalls tour.

What to do in Kuang Si Waterfalls

Hike to the top of the waterfalls

Steps to climb to Kuang Si Waterfalls. Source: Reddit

For the most part, visitors to the fall will congregate around the lower pools and picnic area, a small wooden bridge that offers stunning and unobstructed views of the main waterfalls. But they are definitely missing out the most epic view from the top. If you are on the top of KUANG SI WATERFALLS, you’ll find yourself looking right out over the breath-taking Laos countryside with the peaceful trickle of flowing water, a couple of small pools to take a cool dip in, beautiful forest with twisting tree roots and a small picnic area to relax at. From that, you can take photos to capture memorable moments.

Swim in the turquoise pools

Swim in Kuang Si. Source: Buffalo

The best part about the Kuang Si falls is that in addition to being mind-blowingly beautiful, you can also take a dip in those same tiered pools of turquoise blue water. There are a few pools you can swim in at the main area, as well as at the very top, but please be a respectful traveller and take note of the signs saying no swimming in certain areas, as some pools are considered sacred by the local population.

Browse Luang Prabang local market on the way to Kuang Si

Local market in Luang Prabang. Source: Travel to Laos

As you enter and exit the KUANG SI WATERFALLS, you’ll do so via the local market that’s sprung up next to the parking area. You can try the delicious BBQ with a cold beer or Namkhong. Moreover, you can find a variety of local souvenir and handicraft shops to buy gifts here.

Experience local life

Local village in Luang Prabang. Source: photos.smugmug

You can enjoy Laos local coffee while seeing the view of the Mekong River. It also can be a sharing time for you to understand Laos culture from local guides. Besides, you can visit a small but famous village in Laos to learn about Laos local life. Then, you should have lunch with the local to enjoy the cuisine of Luang Prabang Laos.

How to get to Kuang Si Waterfalls?

It’s 23 km from town and takes approximately 45 minutes by tuk-tuk. You will pass small villages and wind through the hilly terrain. Below are some recommended ways to get to Kuang Si.

Tuk Tuk to Kuang Si. Source: RentalcarVietnam

The most common way is tuk-tuk or van. For shared tuk-tuk, it will cost you around 50,000 kips per person and the driver will leave when it has 4-5 people. If you choose private tuk-tuk, a roundtrip should cost around 180,000 – 200,000 kip or US$22-25 (the driver will wait for you at the falls to bring you back to town). To book ask your hotel since they have the telephone number of some reliable drivers they work with. You can find out more information in Best ways to get to KUANG SI WATERFALLS.

Recommended Kuang Si Waterfalls Tour

The trip to Kuang Si Waterfalls will be more interesting if you have local buddies going with you. They will make sure you enjoy your trip and organize everything for you. Luang Prabang Waterfalls Tour Half Day Tour which includes food, drink, tour guides and I Love Laos T-shirt. You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the the Waterfalls. The transport is Tuk Tuk, which enable you to enjoy and sightsee the most. You don’t need to manage anything, just contact and book tour.

Our customer and guide in Kuang Si Waterfall tour
Our customer and guide in Kuang Si Waterfall tour

Our local female guides will be your guides and also your local friends. Therefore, on this tour, you not only sightseeing but also learn the Laos cultures and customs from our local guides. Moreover, in addition to the waterfalls, we also provide you with some other activities to experience Luang Prabang life.

In conclusion, you can try these recommended things above. Don’t hesitate to discover and experience Kuang Si Waterfalls Tour with I love Asia Tour. We are sure that you will have a lot of fun, make friends with locals and learn Laos culture!


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